½ Mark - Wilhelm II

Features

Issuer German New Guinea (Papua New Guinea)
Emperor Wilhelm II (1888-1918)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1894
Value ½ Mark (0.50)
Currency Goldmark (1894-1895)
Composition Silver (.900)
Weight 2.778 g
Diameter 20 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Demonetized 15 April 1911
Number N# 26578
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 4,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
J# 704
Kurt Jaeger, Michael Kurt Sonntag; 2019. Die deutschen Münzen seit 1871 : mit Prägezahlen und Bewertungen (26th edition). Battenberg Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.

Obverse

Bird of Paradise

Reverse

Denomination and date within palm wreath.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
NEU-GUINEA COMPAGNIE
½
NEU-GUINEA
MARK
1894
A

Translation:
New Guinea Company
½
New Guinea
Mark

Edge

Reeded

Mint

A Berlin, Germany (1280-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1894 A 20 070 $ 228 $ 738 92% 3,834 were melted
1894 A 8% Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232225
Lot 64449
Internet Archive
Jun 16, 2022 1894 A – 3,834 were melted UNC
(NGC MS64)
USD 870.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
2022 January 18 - 19 NYINC World Coins Signature Auction 3098
Lot 33646
Internet Archive
Jan 18, 2022 1894 A – 3,834 were melted UNC
(NGC MS66)
USD 1020.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232203
Lot 63458
Internet Archive
Jan 13, 2022 1894 A – 3,834 were melted UNC
(PCGS MS66)
USD 1140.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232202
Lot 62452
Internet Archive
Jan 6, 2022 1894 A – 3,834 were melted UNC
(PCGS MS65)
USD 1620.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232115
Lot 63396
Internet Archive
Apr 14, 2021 1894 A – 3,834 were melted UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 552.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232106
Lot 62390
Internet Archive
Feb 10, 2021 1894 A – 3,834 were melted UNC
(PCGS MS65)
USD 690.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232105
Lot 61374
Internet Archive
Feb 3, 2021 1894 A – 3,834 were melted UNC
(NGC MS65)
USD 720.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232104
Lot 64369
Internet Archive
Jan 27, 2021 1894 A – 3,834 were melted UNC
(PCGS MS66)
USD 1020.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232103
Lot 63364
Internet Archive
Jan 20, 2021 1894 A – 3,834 were melted UNC
(PCGS MS66)
USD 1050.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm IIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Mark - Wilhelm II
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232051
Lot 63352
Internet Archive
Dec 16, 2020 1894 A – 3,834 were melted UNC
(PCGS MS64+)
USD 600.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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